Brackla Harriers

West Glamorgan Cross Country (Winter)

West Glam XC

This page will be dedicated to updates on the 2017 – 2018 West Glamorgan Cross Country League.

The Cross Country League races take place over the Autumn / Winter months.

Race dates are:

September 17th 2017 – Llanmadoc
October 22nd/29th 2017 – Gnoll Estate, Neath
November 26th 2017 – Kenfig Nature Reserve
January 14th 2018 – Round the Res Race, Margam
Feb TBC 2018 – Margam Park or Aberavon Beach
March TBC 2018 – Margam Park or Aberavon Beach

1st Race on 17th September at Llanmadoc

The first fixture will see the League return to North Gower with 3M’s Gorseinon Road Runners hosting the event.

Venue – Llanmadoc, meeting at Cwm Ivy `Honesty` car park, down the hill from the church. Cwm Ivy is approx 40mins from Junction 46 on M4.

SAT NAV – SA3 1DE

Parking Fee – £1 per car will be collected by members of 3M’s Gorseinon Road Runners. There is room for approx 90 cars. Because of the limited amount of space athletes are asked to car share where possible.

Registration – Between 9.45am – 10.45am

Start Time – 11am

Distance/Course – The run will start from the bottom of Cwm Ivy, utilising the forest and the beach. An approximate 4,5 miles for both male and females. Details at http://connect.garmin.com/activity/50818341

Age – Athletes must be 15 years of age or over

Headphones – any athlete wearing headphones will be automatically disqualified.

Entry Fee – £2 Athletes Registered with Welsh Athletics/£4 Non Registered

CAKE STALL – 3M’s will be organising a charity cake sale at this event so bring an extra pound for a slice of cake after the race.
HEALTH & SAFETY AT CROSS COUNTRY EVENTS
Athletes are advised that Health and Safety regulations recommend you should examine the course for potential hazards before competing. The course will have been checked by the organisers and a risk assessment conducted.

The Race Referee will have inspected the course and declared it suitable for use. Any competitor who has concerns about a safety aspect on the course should bring it to the attention of the organisers and/or the Referee immediately.

If the issue cannot be resolved satisfactorily the competitor will be advised not to participate in the event.

As with all West Glamorgan Cross Country League fixtures, athletes will be running in remote areas and First Aid may not be immediately accessible. Athletes should take this into consideration before entering the event.

FIRST AID
First Aid cover will be available in the finish area courtesy of the St Johns Ambulance. Any situation arising that requires First Aid treatment anywhere on the course must be reported immediately to First Aid Personnel.

All participants are reminded of their duty of care to other athletes who may be in distress

2016/17 results
Womens Division 1

1 Swansea Harriers
2 Port Talbot Harriers
3 Run4All
4 Brackla Harriers
5 Cornelly Striders AC
6 TROTS

Mens Division 2

1 Neath Harriers
2 Swansea University
3 Swansea Harriers Masters
4 Amman Valley Harriers
5 Brackla Harriers
6 Celtic Tri
7 Port Talbot Harriers Wizards
8 Pembrokeshire Harriers